The Blog: Real Raw Moments

  1. Hazy Blues

    Date 15 Aug 2014
    Model: Meredith of Two Management Stylist: Jill Vincent Photographer: Kara Nixon Major thanks to Jessica Castro for setting this up so we could hang out & shoot. It took Jill and me forever to get to El Matador, so once we got there I was far too tired to even…

  2. A Girl in Chinatown

    Date 15 Aug 2014
    I had the pleasure of working with Conner. We met up in Chinatown, where I actually got a jaywalking ticket (DUMB), but we still had a blast walking around, adventuring & shooting. Enjoy the photos we captured.

  3. Paxton

    Date 14 Aug 2014
    Model: Paxton of Vision Los Angeles Styling & Coaching: Joseph Boyd Photographer: Kara Nixon

  4. Good Vibes

    Date 06 Aug 2014
    Model: Luke of PYD Photographer: Kara Nixon Styling: combined efforts of Luke & Kara

  5. Beyond Nature

    Date 06 Aug 2014
    Model: Angelia of Newmark Models Styling: Jill Vincent Photographer: Kara Nixon

  6. Blonde Beauty

    Date 01 Aug 2014
    I rented the Sigma 35 & 85 for a week and on one of the last days with the lenses, I was able to set up a quick test shoot with my beautiful friend Stephanie. I texted her right when I got off work and thankfully she was ready to…

  7. Golden Breeze

    Date 24 Jul 2014
    I had the pleasure of working with Two Management for the first time last week. I couldn’t be happier with who my first male model was. Beau is one of the most kind hearted people I have met, full of lots of jokes and lots of laughter. It is hard…

  8. Of One Sea

    Date 17 Jul 2014
    Models: Katie & Stephanie of No Ties Management Head Stylist: Nicole Whitted Makeup Artist: Noel Carlsen Jewelry provided by Renae of Brooklyn Grace Jewelry Photographer: Kara Nixon

  9. Sun, Skate & Sand

    Date 24 Jun 2014
    Introducing the lovely Becca of newMARK Models – She is fabulously wonderful. I honestly had a blast photographing her. I felt like John Schell the entire day – extreme surfer/skater babe lifestyle shoot. I hadn’t done a one-on-one (Noel doesn’t count because we are like one person) lifestyle session in…

  10. A Studio Day

    Date 09 May 2014
    Model: Jud of Next Model Management Wardrobe: Kevin Roldan Photographer: Kara Nixon I switched it up last week and hit the studio with my good friend Kevin and Next model Jud. Jud was the winner of Survivor Nicaragua. Talk about a cool dude! We had a blast messing around in…

  11. Sandy Summer

    Date 07 May 2014
    Model: Emily of Vision Los Angeles Makeup & Hair: Noel Carlsen Photographer: Kara Nixon I met up with Emily for a quick session in Huntington Beach. She was a blast to work with. We busted through 6 looks in an hour and fifteen minutes. Enjoy some of the photos we…

  12. Christian //

    Date 01 May 2014
    Model: Christian Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of shooting my neighbor Christian. Check out that sweet surfer’s tan he’s got going on. Enjoy.

  13. A Girl and Her Beach

    Date 28 Apr 2014
    Model: Megan Photographer: Kara Nixon Wardrobe: combined effort of Megan & Kara Megan (or Summer as I originally know her by) and I met at Nordstrom two years ago when I was picking out a dress to wear while assisting Samuel Lippke on a wedding (be sure to check out…

  14. Graduation Sale

    Date 23 Apr 2014
    I graduate in 10 days, so in light of my graduation, I am offering HALF OFF any portrait session booked by May 3 This includes anything and everything from head shots to family portraits to senior portraits to just some shots for your fashion blog. Email karabnixon@gmail.com to lock in…

  15. Alexandra

    Date 22 Apr 2014
    Model: Alexandra of Newmark Models Photographer: Kara Nixon Hair and Makeup: Noel Carlsen Wardrobe was a combined effort of Noel and myself

  16. Nicolas

    Date 21 Apr 2014
    Model: Nicolas of Wilhelmina LA & Elite Paris Photographed by Kara Nixon Styled by the combined effort of Kara and Nicolas Nicolas just arrived in California from Paris a little over a week before we were able to shoot. We did not have much in mind other than a few…

  17. Sierra

    Date 17 Apr 2014
    Model: Sierra of Vision Los Angeles Styled & Photographed by Kara Nixon Sierra and I met up in Glendale for a quick little photo shoot. It was just the two of us. No make up artist, no wardrobe stylist. Just us. Sierra came with 2 outfits the agency asked her…

  18. Joshua Tree

    Date 15 Apr 2014
    I had the pleasure of working with a great team on yet another awesome project. Jill Vincent, one of my favorite wardrobe stylists to work with, and I had planned a road trip up to San Fran, Portland & Seattle. Sadly, things ended up falling through, BUT we used the…

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